Principal Investigator

Malay Haldar, MD, PhD


Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Assistant Investigator: Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute
Attending Physician: Molecular Diagnostics, HUP


MBBS: B.J Medical College, University of Pune, India
PhD:  Human Genetic, University of Utah (Laboratory of Dr. Mario Capecchi)
Clinical Residency: Pathology (CP), Washington University in St. Louis
Postdoc Research: Immunology, Washington University in St. Louis (Laboratory of Dr. Kenneth Murphy)


Lab Alumni

Tsun Ki Jerrick To: Jerrick was a graduate student (Pharmacology program) in the lab and successfully defended his thesis in 2022. Jerrick moved on to join biotech/pharma consulting.

Pengfei Yu: Pengfei was a postdoc in our group from 2020 - 2022 and then moved on to join biotech/pharma in China.

Mai Dang: Mai is a physician-scientist who completed her post-doctoral research in the Haldar Lab alongside her fellowship and instructorship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Mai moved on to join the faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 2021.

Ian Folkert: Ian is a physician-scientist who completed his thesis research in our laboratory in 2021. After successfully defending his thesis, Ian moved across the street to complete his general surgery residency at HUP-UPenn.

Samir Devalaraja: Samir, an MD/PhD candidate (Immunology Graduate Group), completed his thesis research in the laboratory between 2017-2020. He moved on to continue his clinical training.

Zahidul Alam, MBBS, PhD: Zahdiul was a postdoctoral research associated from 2016-2019. He moved on to pursue additional experience as a research fellow in a microbiology Lab.

Patricia Young: Patricia was a research technician till 07/2019 and then moved on as a researcher at another location.

Minghong Li: Minghong was the lab manager and senior research technician from 08/2015-01/2019. She moved on to join pharmaceutical industry as a staff scientist. 

Kanika Jain: Masters Thesis work and research associate (03/2016 - 08/2017). Kanika left to pursue a PhD in cancer biology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Yuma Tada: Research specialist (07/2015 — 05/2017). Yuma moved on to pursue a PhD in cancer biology at Cornell University.